Vitali Shkliarov was mesmerized by Barack Obama's Berlin speech in 2008, though he didn't speak English at the time. Shkliarov went on to work for Obama and then Bernie Sanders. Now he's an adviser in the Russian elections.
Barack Obama made strong action on the global climate crisis a hallmark of his second term. His newly-elected successor Donald Trump says climate change is a hoax. That could mean a rollback of years of hard-won progress on fighting climate change.
As the country decides whether or not to move forward with the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, America Abroad hosts a special binational Town Hall on the topic to hear perspectives from all sides of the issue.
The US military is both fighting ISIS in Iraq in Syria and helping medical efforts against Ebola in West Africa. So what, in 2014, is the core purpose of the US military? And what might the future hold?
When you call your leader a dictator, it seems like things are getting pretty bad in your country. But rhetoric like that has been par for the course in the 2014 midterm elections, and The Guardian's Rory Carroll says explaining that to readers overseas is a big challenge.
The president announced Thursday night that he will expand programs to allow undocumented immigrants to temporarily work and live legally in US, which is welcome news for those who qualify. But do President Obama's actions go too far — or not far enough?
Millions of undocumented immigrants may benefit from President Obama’s actions, including families like the Catenas. The California couple is hoping their daughter's citizenship will help keep them together in the United States under rules announced on Thursday.
Some Republicans are so incensed about President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration that they're calling it illegal. It's easy to find similar disagreement over the use of presidential powers in other political systems around the world.
President Obama visited with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, known as "India's Obama." The visit started with a precedent-breaking bear hug on the tarmac and has blossomed into a breakthrough on a nuclear deal between the two countries.
This week Obama is going to meet with some very important leaders. We want you to find the city that is the buzzing hub of economic, social and political activities of its continent. Our map quiz will tell the world how good you are in locating Addis Ababa.